2020 BCCM Leaders’ Summit and Industry Dinner

The 2020 BCCM Summit is Australia’s only cross-sector business summit for co-operative and mutual leaders. Join us for panel discussions and sessions featuring highly regarded Australian and international speakers.

The 2020 summit is The Sustainability Edition: navigating the environmental, social and governance issues impacting the ability of our businesses to thrive and attract capital and investment.

The Summit will include the renowned Taste of Australia Industry Dinner and annual BCCM Honour Roll recognising outstanding leadership, as well as the highly popular Breakfast on the Hill and Chairs’ Forum.

About the theme

In the 21st Century, consumers, regulators, investors, insurers and the public will demand a clearer picture of how companies are managing issues related to economic management, social responsibility and environmental sustainability. This can include risk and compliance, workplace diversity, supply chain setup and customer data protection. CME sustainability is not just a bottom-line consideration: it’s fundamental to our moral and social duty to our members.

The 2020 Summit will feature prominent British political economist, author and thought leader Will Hutton. He is the principal of Oxford University Hertford College and Chair of the Big Innovation Centre.

Program highlights include

Unpacking sustainability and corporate social responsibility

Launch of the 2019 National Mutual Economy Report

Launch of the Indigenous Report

Keynote: The Future of Capitalism

Business leaders in conversation: The big issues facing the CME sector

Future-proofing Australian farmers and farming

Event Details

Dinner: Thursday, 26 November 2020, 7 pm – 11 pm

Summit: Friday, 27 November 2019, 8.30 am – 6 pm

Where: Intercontinental Hotel, Sydney

Dinner speakers

International Keynote Speaker – Trends in Business Sustainability

Will Hutton

Will Hutton is a political economist, the Principal of Hertford College Oxford, co-chair of the

Purposeful Company since 2015 and former editor for the Observer newspaper. He is also a co- founder of the Big Innovation Centre, a non-executive director of the Satellite Applications Catapult, and an Honorary Governor of the Ditchley Foundation.

He has chaired two commissions for the UK government on Fair Pay for the Coalition and the Creative Industries for the Blair government, and was rapporteur of the Kok Commission’s inquiry into shaping the EU’s knowledge economy in 2005. In addition to this, he chaired an independent commission on university fees between 2012 and 2015.

Will’s books include The State We’re In (1995), which was recognised at the time as paving the way for the Blair revolution. Other works include The Stakeholding Society (1999); On The Edge (2001) an analysis on globalization, which he co-edited with sociologist Anthony Giddens; The Writing on the Wall: China and the West in the 21st Century (2006); Them and Us (2010); and most recently, with Andrew Adonis, Saving Britain (2018).

Breakfast Speakers


Summit Speakers


More speakers to be announced.

Early Bird Registrations open in May – Places limited to 150 and sell fast

Limited thought leadership speaking sponsorship opportunities available.

Contact Bev Wood for a prospectus.

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